London – Oxford Street by night

Last time I came to London it was on 2003… it’s been a long time and at the beginning I really did not know what to expect!

I used to live here, people used to say that you can only love this city or hate it from the bottom of your heart.

I have never hated it but eventually I couldn’t stand its lousy weather anymore!

One day I came back home (Rome) for a few days in December and there I realized how unhappy I was.

Though I was young and having fun, I felt there was something I was missing more than everything and that was the sun!

I needed it! So when I came back to London I have started planning to leave.

I know it was the right choice because I have never regretted it.

What is strange to me is this strange sense of homesick that I have been experiencing lately, while planning my appointments for WTM and also strolling down Oxford Street made me want to come back for more than a few days.

The occasion has been WTM so I did not really had the time to enjoy the city but the first night I took the pictures you can see in this post.

I am not a Xmas fan but I’ll have to admit that the view was magical, even in the narrow streets.

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6 thoughts on “London – Oxford Street by night

  1. Absolutely gorgeous. I’ve never been there but its beautiful. Chicago is the same way…the weather is so horrible. We are sun-starved and we all take Vit D so we don’t die. I think you can love two places at the same time. I love Chicago but we live like mole people most of the the time. It’s always dusk and dreary. Your photographs are truly wonderful…thank you for that.

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    1. Thank you so much hitandrun. I have never been to Chicago but I have no reason to doubt of your words. All I know about Chicago I have learnt it by the movies but one day however I would like to come and visit it in person! Take care 🙂

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